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Old 08-10-10, 06:49 AM   #1
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I spy, with my eye..

some curious things on my ride as I pass by..

what about you?
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Old 08-10-10, 07:09 AM   #2
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Old 08-10-10, 08:11 AM   #3
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Wow! Those stacked wheelbarrows are outrageous!

And T-man: There has to be a story behind that cake...
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Old 08-10-10, 03:16 PM   #4
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And T-man: There has to be a story behind that cake...
Appease, the Sugar Loaf Mountain gods?
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Old 08-10-10, 03:21 PM   #6
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Wow! Those stacked wheelbarrows are outrageous!
Makes you wonder from whence they all came. Which reminds me of the joke about the guy working in a gold mind that every night would leave work with a wheelbarrow full of dirt. He said he was using the dirt to fill in low spots in his large backyard. The security people were skeptical and would sift through all the dirt each night. Finding nothing they would let him pass. Six months later they figured out he was actually stealing wheelbarrows.
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Old 08-10-10, 04:36 PM   #7
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Great thread and great pictures. I am going to resurrect one I posted a couple of weeks ago. Hope you can read it.

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Old 08-10-10, 04:43 PM   #8
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That would be far more effective if it had a Coyote, Bear and a Mountain Lion chasing a Cyclist down the road. Or just simply say, "stay the heck away". They forgot Snakes, Bees, land mines and open pits.
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Old 08-10-10, 04:56 PM   #9
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That would be far more effective if it had a Coyote, Bear and a Mountain Lion chasing a Cyclist down the road. Or just simply say, "stay the heck away". They forgot Snakes, Bees, land mines and open pits.
How about this?

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Great thread and great pictures. I am going to resurrect one I posted a couple of weeks ago. Hope you can read it.

I bet the Mountain Lions and Bears worked all night printing and posting that sign. No more stalking and chasing, just jump on some poor hiker/biker who's deeply engrossed in reading the big old sign. Simple yet brilliant.
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The instructions of what to do if you see a mountain lion, bear or coyote are different.

So, what do you do if you see all three at once, while a rattlesnake slithers towards you?
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The instructions of what to do if you see a mountain lion, bear or coyote are different.

So, what do you do if you see all three at once, while a rattlesnake slithers towards you?
Wake up from my nightmare. (We don't have snakes in the wild. Nor, any of the slithering kind except as pets)
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Old 08-10-10, 07:10 PM   #13
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So, what do you do if you see all three at once, while a rattlesnake slithers towards you?
Well I wouldn't be needing any prunes for a long time!


Here's another oddety that I've posted in the past....

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Old 08-10-10, 07:21 PM   #14
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The instructions of what to do if you see a mountain lion, bear or coyote are different.

So, what do you do if you see all three at once, while a rattlesnake slithers towards you?
Get down on your back on the ground, pull your legs up over your shoulders and kiss your @ss goodbye.
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The instructions of what to do if you see a mountain lion, bear or coyote are different.

So, what do you do if you see all three at once, while a rattlesnake slithers towards you?
Tell them to stand back until you've finished reading the sign, then run like hell.
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Old 08-11-10, 12:33 AM   #16
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i bet the mountain lions and bears worked all night printing and posting that sign. No more stalking and chasing, just jump on some poor hiker/biker who's deeply engrossed in reading the big old sign. Simple yet brilliant. :d
ROFLMAO

I can just hear them: "Another one bites the dust... works every time."

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Old 08-11-10, 09:22 AM   #17
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I love this thread. Here's one from outside Lolo, Montana. Guessing someone got no better than a C in Spelling.

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How about this!

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And T-man: There has to be a story behind that cake...
It was out on that huge rock by the side of the road in the middle of nowhere in the Missouri Ozarks not long after Christmas. Food for the birds and squirrels was the only explanation I could come up with. I thought I should record it for posterity.
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Old 11-01-11, 06:27 PM   #20
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A bobcat yesterday! This makes number 3, the 1st however caught on camera
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Old 11-02-11, 05:41 PM   #21
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Somewhere on my rides.



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Old 11-02-11, 06:47 PM   #22
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some curious things on my ride as I pass by..

what about you?
I think he's added more since you were here--this is from today.

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Old 11-02-11, 07:25 PM   #23
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I carry a camera with me all the time. The last 2 shots are scenes I witnessed on my bike but returned with my "big" camera.







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Old 11-03-11, 08:05 AM   #24
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Aren't you on the wrong side of that barrier?
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Coyotes, at least here are no worry(for humans). They just avoid you. Now, your little pooch or kitty may not be so lucky. Bears are not that much worry unless you threaten the cubs or threaten them. Mountain lions? Worry.
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